Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

Meet the COV Team

Children of the Valley is guided by a team of individuals who share in our mission to elevate the lives of children in need.

Site Staff

The staff of compassionate professionals that make up our core team are unlike any other. Each individual brings a unique skill set that, when combined together, enables COV to operate seamlessly and effectively. We have also been blessed with a great number of community volunteers who have lent their time, expertise, and love for children to our organization, making everything that we do possible!

Flora Lucatero
Executive Director
Yazmin Rodarte
Office Administrator
Samara Mejia
Program Assistant
Jessica Rodriguez
Development Associate

Bethany Site

Cassandra Diaz
Site Coordinator
Stephanie Alaniz
Activity Coordinator, K-1st Grade
Esther Reyna
Activity Coordinator, 2nd Grade
Yasmeen Davila
Activity Coordinator, 3rd Grade
Maria Rivera
Activity Coordinator, 4th Grade
Emely Salvador
Activity Coordinator, 5th Grade

Centennial Site

Jessika Meadows
Site Coordinator
Cyntia Castro
Activity Coordinator, K-2nd Grade
Nichole Malatin
Activity Coordinator, 3rd-5th Grade

Washington Site

Adriana Tarango
Site Coordinator
Sheila Alaniz
Activity Coordinator, K-2nd Grade
Virginia Dominguez
Activity Coordinator, 3rd-5th Grade

Sedro-Woolley Site

Kathy Batista
Site Coordinator
Savanna McCoy
Interim Site Coordinator
Star Torres
Activity Coordinator, 2nd-3rd Grade
Karla Rodarte Lemus
Activity Coordinator, 4th-6th Grade
Bianca Robles
Activity Coordinator, K-1st Grade

Burlington Site

Martin Gonzales
Site Coordinator
Jacqueline Castellanos
Activity Coordinator, K-2nd Grade
Marimar Perez
Activity Coordinator, 3rd-6th Grade
Katie Chambers
Activity Coordinator

Board Members

The leaders who sit on our Board of Directors have a vested interest in our vibrant community, with like-minds that understand the importance of our children and their educational and personal growth. 

Beth Ashley
President
Dylan Sicklesteel
Director - Strategic Planning Committee
Dwight Nelson
Pastoral Liason
Erica Gaona
Parent Liason
Ken Wagner
Treasurer
Steve Mowat
Board Member
David Rodriguez
Board Member
Monica Vivanco
Board Member
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Aaron Starkovich
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Board Member
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

The COV Mission

Children of the Valley is an after school program. We provide a positive, caring, and supportive environment for children of low-income families that values and respects each child’s God given potential, while offering a variety of cultural enrichment activities as well as academic support.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

The COV Vision

Our vision at COV is to empower students to dream big by providing a positive life-changing experience that gives them the skills and confidence to fulfill their greatest potential.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA